Kristin Louise Washagan
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
August 2015 –
ArtsEtc. Editor for the Badger Herald
January 2017 –
In this position, I assign articles, edit the section’s content, and
Writer for the Badger Herald–Arts and Entertainment
September 2015 – December 2016
Starting as a freshman in September 2015, I have written about one or more articles a week for the Badger Herald.
Editor-in-Chief of The Lemont Tom-Tom
August 2014 – May 2015
In my role as Editor-in-Chief of the Lemont High School news publication, I edited all of the websites’ content and controlled weekly online publication.
Features Section Editor of The Lemont Tom-Tom
Fall 2013 – May 2014
My duties included editing all Features stories for content and grammar.
5th Place in Feature Writing at the IHSA State Journalism Competition
2nd Place in Feature Writing at the IHSA Regional Journalism Competition
Speech Team Member
September 2012 – May 2015
As a member of my High School’s Speech Team, I participated in numerous acting and limited prep/political based categories, including: Poetry, Extemporaneous Speaking, Dramatic Interpretation, and Original Oratory.
Co-Founder of an Independent Blog, the Tambourine
November 2014 – May 2015
Due to the censorship of sensitive material in my high school’s official news publication, The Tom-Tom, two fellow journalists and I created this platform to discuss issues pertaining to a social justice framework, such as sexual assault, police violence, and sex work, through various opinion pieces.
Real Estate Assistant at the Hawthorne Buildings
In this new position, I file paper work, show apartments, and respond to emails from potential tenants.
Girl Scout Day Camp Leader
July 2011 – July 2015
In this weeklong day camp, I led a unit of Girl Scouts and planned activities, our meal plan, and earned badges for my scouts. Completed 60 hours of service during each summer since 2011.